The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Signs & Symbols: Identification and Analysis of the Visual Vocabulary that Formulates Our Thoughts and Dictates Our Reactions to the World Around Us
The book intends to show the importance and meaning of some signs and symbols. This book is structured thematically, some symbols are complemented and contrasted, giving a guide to the cross cultural element. There are also feature spread and images on some symbols - including the wheel, the cross, the male and female genitalia, the gateway and the tree of life.
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SYMBOLS OF SPIRITUALITY
SYMBOLS AND THE MIND
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Aboriginal adinkra Africa Alchemistic Alchemistic sign alchemy ancient Egypt ancient Greek animal archetypal Arnold Mindell associated Australian Aboriginal Aztec believed body Buddha Buddhist cave Celtic Celts centre century ceremony China Chinese Christ Christian circle colour connected cosmic created creation creatures cross cultures dead death deity depicted divine dragon dream earth elements emblem emperor evil female fertility fire flowers gardens goddess gods Heaven Hindu Hinduism holy human important India Inuit Islam Japan Jewish journey Jung known land linked living magic male mandala meaning medieval modern moon mother myth mythology Native American nature Orti patterns plants prayer protection Qur'an rainbow rebirth relationship represents ritual role Roman Rune Saami sacred serpent sexual shamanic signify snake society solar solar symbol sometimes soul spiral spirit stars stone symbol Taoist temples thought tradition tree triangle triple goddess unconscious underworld variation Western wheel wisdom Zodiac